New author E. Mann takes on the real world issues of world peace, religious strife, deadly disease and environmentalism in his new sci-fi novel, 'The Leader of the World: The Last Messenger' (published by Balboa Press). (more...)
As the six-week Walmart and Sam's Club register campaign wraps up this month, several Walmart initiatives and suppliers are continuing the effort to raise funds and awareness for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity supporting 170 children's hospitals across North America. Below are some of the upcoming activities:
Through a relationship with Walmart supplier Proctor & Gamble, The ABC Family television series, Bet On Your Baby, will feature CMN Hospitals Miracle Child Joshua on Saturday, June 14 at 8:00 p.m. EST. Mom bloggers and consumers will be live tweeting throughout the episode from 8-9 p.m. EST. For each use of the #LuvsBOYB hashtag, one Luvs diaper will be donated to CMN Hospitals (up to 10,000 diapers).
On June 17 at noon EST, Johnson & Johnson will host a Twitter party to build buzz around the Johnson Baby promotion where $1 from select purchases will benefit CMN Hospitals in June. Consumers can join the conversation by following the hashtaag #JohnsonBabyCARES.
Now through August, Walmart supplier Johnson & Johnson will also donate $1 for photos shared on the Donate A Photo app. Users must select Children's Miracle Network Hospitals as the benefiting charity. Watch for specially marked Johnson & Johnson products for more details.
CMN Hospitals signage in the Walmart Baby department will start appearing in stores across the nation this month featuring Miracle Child Ella and inviting customers to Put Your Money Where The Miracles Are. During June, $1 per purchase of any Johnson's Baby, Aveeno Baby and Desitin items, along with Infant Tylenol and Infant Motrin, up to $200,000, will go to CMN Hospitals. A portion of proceeds, up to $200,000, from all sales of Gerber products from May 14 - June 28 will benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Pampers and Walmart are also partnering to donate $200,000 to the charity.
White Cloud, a paper products company, recently announced the winners of its tissue box design contest with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Four patients will have their artwork printed on special edition tissue boxes available exclusively at Walmart through June, and also earned a $15,000 donation and a yearlong supply of paper products for their hospitals. White Cloud will also donate an additional $95,000 to the charity and member hospitals.
To find your Children's Miracle Network Hospital or for more information and to help kids in your community, visit http://www.CMNHospitals.org. (more...)
DuPont is the first ingredient company to receive a probiotic health claim in Europe, further reinforcing the strength of science behind its probiotics. In close collaboration with a major Swiss grocer, DuPont Nutrition & Health recently received approval from Switzerland's Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO) to market Danisco® HOWARU® Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 probiotic as supporting digestion by reducing transit time. (more...)
LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Legendary Motown icon and Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter, Smokey Robinson is set to release his highly anticipated duets album, Smokey & Friends this September 2014 on Verve Records. Produced by American Idol star and record producer Randy Jackson, Robinson will be joined by an all-star roster of acclaimed artists including rock legends Elton John and James Taylor, with additional artists to be announced soon. To pre-order 'Smokey & Friends,' on Amazon.com click HERE. (more...)
Tune-in to “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” on Friday, May 9, 2014 for some unpredictable fun and countless laughs as Michael Symon, co-host of “The Chew,” appears as a “Millionaire” contestant. (more...)
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, a nonprofit raising funds and awareness for local member children's hospitals across North America, exceeded the $5 billion mark in total funds raised for its 170 member hospitals since its inception in 1983. (more...)
DuPont science is at the core of Nike Golf's next generation RZN golf ball, designed to deliver more energy at impact for faster ball speed, longer distance and a more stable ball flight. Three Nike athletes using the ball with Speedlock RZN core technology won tournaments in the United States, China, and So. Africa in the first weekend the ball went on sale to the public. (more...)
Australia could increase its food security role in Asia, with food consumption modelled under specific scenarios to more than double by 2030, according to new research from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). (more...)
Veteran family adventure vacations outfitter, O.A.R.S., announces the release of its new Family Adventures Catalog and 2014 line-up of 21 all-inclusive options to escape technology this year, many suitable for families with children as young as four. (more...)
The Media Theatre marquee was shining on State Street Saturday night, February 22, as it proudly cast its light on honorees, supporters, and patrons who attended the annual Gala celebrating twenty years of professional music theatre. (more...)
DuPont today announced an important step toward introducing pro-vitamin A (beta carotene) into sorghum, a staple food in Africa which is naturally deficient in key nutrients. Not only has the level of pro-vitamin A been improved to levels that result in delivery of 100 percent of the daily vitamin A requirement in children, but the stability of pro-vitamin A during storage also has been dramatically improved. These research breakthroughs will help improve nutrition for the nearly 300 million people in Africa who depend on sorghum, but who do not have access to another staple that provides the essential nutrients that sorghum lacks. (more...)
Author Calvin L. King could not be prouder of his daughter Lourdess, who has recently turned 10 years old. In honor of her birthday, King releases his new memoir, 'Daddy, Did You Hear That Bird?: The Miracles of Hearing, Family, and Love' (published by iUniverse), the story of Lourdess' first six months of life and the miracle that changed their family forever. (more...)
The Media Theatre's annual Gala evening takes place Saturday February 22. The event this year is of particular significance, celebrating twenty years of professional music theatre. Patrons and supporters will experience a memorable concert featuring performers who have delighted audiences on The Media Theatre stage in past productions. (more...)
Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, and J. Robert Spencer aim to continue singing the great songs of the 1960s on stages across America. As THE MIDTOWN MEN, the group capitalizes on the tight vocal harmonies and snappy stage rapport that served them so well on Broadway, bringing their audiences an evening of music, entertainment and memories. (more...)
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) today announced its programs for the 2014-15 concert season, conductor Jacques Lacombe's fifth year as the Orchestra's Music Director. Fulfilling its mission as a statewide orchestra, the NJSO brings subscription programs to venues in Newark, New Brunswick, Princeton, Morristown, Red Bank and Englewood, with 14 weeks of subscription classical programs, four pops programs and three family concerts, as well as several special concerts. (more...)